Lots of activities are lined up for Chinese New Year, with the Golden Dragon and Lion Parade slated for the first day (28/1, 11:00am), whereby a 238-metre long golden dragon and 18 lions will prowl and prance from the Ruins of St. Paul’s to Lilau Square to A-Ma Tample and Sai Van Lake Square.
The God of Fortune, Gods of Happiness, Prosperity and Longevity, 12 Chinese Zodiac Mascots, Entourage Boy and Girl, five Macao Tourism Ambassadors plus dragon and lion teams will traverse Macao, distributing red ‘laisee’ packets and souvenirs (28-29/1). Meanwhile, the Lion Dance Competition will be held in Senado Square (30/1, 11:00am) with Lion Dance and Wushu performances hosted by Tap Siac Square (31/1, 4:00pm).
Golden Dragon and Lion Parade
Enquiries: (853) 2833 3000
Organizer: Macao Government Tourism Office
Lion Dance Competition
Enquiries: (853) 2823 6363
Organizers: Sports Bureau, Macao Federation of Trade Unions
Free admission to all activities
Macao Government Tourism Office, Government Information Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau, Macao Foundation, Macao Museum, Communications Museum, Macao Science Center, Macao Museum of Art, Macao Cultural Centre, Macao Orchestra, Macao Chinese Orchestra, Macao Youth Symphony Orchestra Association, Perosi Choir, Ponte 16 Macau, Galaxy Macau, Studio City Macau, Sands Cotai Central, The Venetian Macao, Parisian Macao, MGM Macau, Beijing Huayan Group, Planet J Hong Kong Ltd., Imprint Macau Dance Association, Soda-City Experimental Workshop Arts Association, Macao Theatre Culture Institute, Macau Wrestling Culture Association, Crayon Shin-Chan Kasukabe Adventure 2017 (Macau), Organizing Committee of 7th Macau Shopping Festival Note: All information provided by organizers. Activities subject to change; please check with organizers.